The recent instruction from the HSE obligating medical staff to inform pregnant women about the limitations of foetal anomaly tests has regrettably come too late for at least one baby – Eilís Mulroy.
"It has become increasingly clear that the process of the Committee has been so arranged as to reach a pre-set decision without balanced consideration of any evidence that runs contrary to this pre-determined outcome” - Patricia Casey.
The United Nations Human Rights Committee “is behaving like the international wing of the Irish abortion lobby,” warns PLC spokesperson Cora Sherlock.
Decision to relinquish role should bring closure to row over the proposed ownership and ethos of the new National Maternity Hospital at the campus of St Vincent’s Hospital.
A healthcare organisation bearing the name 'Catholic', while offering care to all who need it, has a special responsibility to Catholic teachings about the value of human life and the dignity and ultimate destiny of the human person.